Independent artists can show their own work at art fairs with greater creative control and increased profitability. But is it always the best recourse?
Louis SmollerWhile the end result of an art consignment relationship is mutually beneficial to both parties, it is imperative that an artist and gallery each formalize their art consignment agreement in writing. […]
Chris ReedThe FCC is considering revoking net neutrality rules, which guarantee fair and free access to content on the internet. Here's what artists need to know about the current net neutrality framework. […]
Nicole MartinezA new court ruling illustrates how artists can defend themselves against right of publicity claims as copyright holders of their work. […]
Nicole MartinezFind out how the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) protects public works, like street art, from being altered or destroyed by private land owners. […]
Nicole MartinezMost art galleries participate in art fairs throughout the year. Many of those fairs are international, such as Art Basel Switzerland or the Hong International Art Fair. International art fairs are an excellent way to position your gallery in front of an international audience and capture a new clientele. They are also an incredibly costly endeavor, […]
Steve SchlackmanWhile forgeries in the online art market are prevalent, art forgeries in the general art market are hardly rare. Art Law Journal reviews what collectors should watch out for, including provenance and appropriate documentation. […]
Chris ReedRecently, Google warned of new methods to remove watermarks online. However, those that do so face larger consequences under DMCA laws. Art Law Journal breaks it down. […]
Steve SchlackmanTake these two commonly heard phrases: “I need to copyright my slogan,” or “I want to patent my new idea.” Do you know why they are wrong? We break down the differences between IP laws. […]
Steve SchlackmanWe previously discussed how owning an original fine art painting, doesn’t provide the same level of ownership as other physical items. In particular, we examined the actions of our hypothetical Executive and how his various uses of an oil painting may have violated the right of the artist. The Executive, with his lack of understanding […]
There are a variety of resources available for artists seeking to enhance their professional development skills - you just have to know how to find them. Here's the definitive guide.
Experiencing rejection as an artist is a part of the job. Here, we talk to five artists and creatives on how they power through rejection and self-doubt.
For the working artist striving to make a sale or land that open call, being able to present your work in professional images is key. We offer an exhaustive guide to photographing your artwork.
Last week we tackled 8 essential creative apps to simplify your creative business. Here, we’ll be diving into the best mobile apps to keep you constantly inspired.
Re-defining your artistic intention and drawing inspiration from artists in similar positions is a useful approach when returning to the studio after a long hiatus.
Artrepreneur sits down with Peter Drake, figurative artist and Dean of Academic Affairs at the New York Academy of Art.
Shipping and insuring artwork is a necessary step if you're transporting your work to exhibition spaces or collector's homes. Here's how to choose the best options for your needs.
Freelancing while working full-time is a great way to build your creative business. Artrepreneur breaks down the side hustle for the budding freelance creative business or art entrepreneur.
Many artist sites fail to capture their audience. Follow these simple tips for creating visually stunning art websites that include all the necessary information.
Developing an artist network builds camaraderie within your local community and enhances the possibility of landing new opportunities.
Whether self-publishing materials on your artistic practice or extending your creative work to digital publications, we’ve selected expert advice to guide you in producing written materials.
Photographer Stefan Draschan painstakingly observes everyday life. The photographer tells Artrepreneur that his newfound success as an emerging photographer was born from a desire to kick bad habits.
The Deloitte and ArtTactic Art & Finance Report offers some keen insights into the state of the art market. Discover which findings spell good news for working artists.
How does an art collection turn into wealth? Companies like Athena Art Finance Corp. and Art Money are making it easier to cash in on this billion-dollar industry.
The average working artist faces student loans and other debt. We ask several financial experts how they coach artists through managing artist debt while budgeting for their creative business.
Many working artists struggle to price their work. From considering costs and materials to the artist's standing in the marketplace, how does the art world calculate the value of art?
These five creative residency programs are focusing on STEAM initiatives as demand increases for creatives in the tech marketplace.
Artists and graphic designers are breaking into fashion graphic design by collaborating with independent designers and fast fashion brands. We talk to two designers on these increasingly prevalent partnerships.
In the third installment of the Business of Art radio series, Tribeca Enterprises CEO Andrew Essex discusses the evolution of advertising and storytelling within the creative industries.
As virtual reality takes hold of the film industry, artists, galleries, and cultural institutions are incorporating VR art as a component of their program or practice. We take a look at this growing trend in the art world.
A GOP repeal of the estate tax could produce a chilling effect on art museum donations while creating a bump in the art market. Here's why private art collectors may be less inclined to donate art.
A photography contract that doesn't consider art licensing rights and work made for hire agreements can have a significant impact on a photographer's business. Here are the common pitfalls photographers need to avoid.
Copyright duration keeps getting longer, primarily due to Disney wanting to keep Mickey Mouse under copyright protection. Here's how they did it.
Sharing, posting, and distributing your work online is easier than ever - but often times, visual artists find themselves dealing with online piracy issues as a result of that practice. Initiating a copyright registration routine can curb the unlawful...